Everyone has their favourite Cash Clever tip that they have used to save themselves a real bundle over the years.
Whether it be using the “reduced to clear” aisle first, or simply staycationing, you can leave your favourite money saving tips below and share it with our cash savvy community of world-wide money saving mavens!
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Use pinking shears to cut up old Christmas, Eid or Hanukah cards to make Christmas (or Eid or Hannukah) present tags.
Collect Queen Anne’s Lace and cow parsley, hang upside down in a dry airy place and then spray silver or gold for seasonal flower arrangements and decorations. Pine cones are also good for this.
For cheap wrapping paper, use newspaper and then personalise it with coloured felt tip pens. Or if you have children – let them finger paint the wrapped presents.
Save ribbons, celophane, tissue paper and gift bags in a drawer to use for wrapping presents in the holiday season.
look at your phone instead of buying a watch for timekeeping.
try out the 10p shower gel at Tesco – it’s weird and gloopy but you won’t find a cheaper soap!
Use email or Facebook instead of making a phone call – unless you have unlimited free texts.
In a new town, use free wifi at a cafe or restaurant – assuming you need to eat / drink – instead of paying for internet access.
Join your local library – free books, free films, newspapers, DVDs and music. They will often also give you free internet access.
If you’re worried about incurring a fine or don’t want to give your details, just pop in and sit down for a read.
This always works for me!
I’ll get the ball rolling to show you how this is done!
Money Saving Tip – Never sign a contract with a mobile phone company, just get a sim free deal and out it into a second hand handset on Pay As You Go.